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Washington Gardner
Birth: Feb. 16, 1845
South Woodbury
Morrow County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 31, 1928
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA

US Congressman. He enlisted in the Union Army at the age of 16, and was mustered in as a Private in Company D, 65th Ohio Volunteer Infantry on October 27, 1861. Promoted to Sergeant, he was severely wounded in action at the May 1864 Battle of Resaca, Georgia, and was honorably mustered out on December 14, 1864 at Nashville, Tennessee. After the war he became a lawyer in Michigan, and also entered the Methodist ministry. He was elected as a Republican to represent Michigan's 3rd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1899 to 1911. From 1913 to 1914 he served as Commander in Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic veterans organization. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
Riverside Cemetery
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Block 116 Lots 4 &5 Grave 5
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Originally Created by: Frank Passic, Albion His...
Record added: Jan 20, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7098788
Washington Gardner
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Washington Gardner
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Washington Gardner
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43rd Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, 1913-1914. The Union Forever!
- Roger
 Added: Jun. 14, 2013
Son of John L. and Sarah (Goodwin) Gardner. LL.B., Albany Law School 1876; prof at Albion Coll. 1889-94; sec. of state, Michigan, 1894-99; member 56th to 61st Congresses. Republican. Married in 1871 to Anna Powers of Abington, Mass.
- JH
 Added: Oct. 14, 2012

- lisa greenman
 Added: Apr. 4, 2010
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